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Sir James Hardy, c. 1975 (printed 2002)

Lewis Morley

gelatin silver photograph (sheet: 40.3 cm x 30.4 cm, image: 33.0 cm x 25.5 cm)

Sir James Hardy OBE (b. 1932) is a wine industry executive, yachtsman and community leader. One of Australia's leading sailing identities, he was a member of the Australian Olympic team in 1964 and 1968, has skippered a number of America's Cup entries and was team adviser to Australia II, the Cup winner in 1983. He joined the family company Thomas Hardy and Sons Pty Ltd as a shipping clerk in 1953, rising over subsequent years to hold the position of Non-Executive Director of the giant BRL Hardy Wine Company from 1992 to 2003. A long-time advocate for the protection of coast and marine environments, he is a Patron of the Australian National Maritime Foundation and has been Director of the HM Endeavour Foundation Pty Ltd since 1996.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Accession number: 2002.12

Currently not on display

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Lewis Morley (age 50 in 1975)

Sir James Hardy OBE (age 43 in 1975)

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.